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Firefox FTW :)

Post by kenc51 » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:27 am

Europeans embrace Firefox in record numbers
Firefox has made huge inroads in Europe over the past year, to the point where Internet Explorer is in danger of losing its market share lead in some countries.
What I found very interesting was this map and quote

Two countries showed double-digit growth over the past four months. Ireland jumped from 24.9 percent to 38.6 percent, and Hungary went from 27.2 percent to 39.7 percent.


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Re: Firefox FTW :)

Post by Apoptosis » Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:18 am

and now 2.0.0.5 is out with stability fixes!

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Post by DMB2000uk » Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:00 pm

Rock on FireFox!!! \m/

I try to convert everyone I know ^_^

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Post by Zertz » Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:52 pm

DMB2000uk wrote:I try to convert everyone I know ^_^
Yeah me too, every time I help someone with their computer, I go like, hey you should use Firefox, so I install it and hide all IE shortcuts :evil:

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Post by DMB2000uk » Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:56 pm

Lol, I like that they don't get a choice to use IE >_<
(might have to try that out)

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Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:42 am

I've thought of an even sneakier way to get FireFox converts. Change any Internet Explorer shortcut links to point to FireFox, and they probably won't even notice their browser has changed!

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Post by CMcguire » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:51 am

What you would need to do then is tell them that there was an automatic update to windows and this is the way internet explorer looks now...
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Post by skier » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:34 pm

i would use firefox more, but i cant deal with all its issues here at LR
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Post by Zertz » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:27 am

skierkid450 wrote:i would use firefox more, but i cant deal with all its issues here at LR
What issues? The only thing is that on the main page I don't always see all the new topics, which is nothing more than a minor anoyance.

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Post by skier » Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:25 am

you cant really tell what u just looked at and what you still need to(i sift through every new post)
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Re: Firefox FTW :)

Post by Sapientun » Mon Jul 23, 2007 12:27 pm

Oh noes! Poor IE7! I guess I'll switch too then :)

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Post by moon111 » Mon Jul 23, 2007 6:59 pm

CMcguire wrote:What you would need to do then is tell them that there was an automatic update to windows and this is the way internet explorer looks now...
Maybe add an IE7 skin on Firefox to really complete the deception.

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Post by DMB2000uk » Tue Jul 24, 2007 4:10 am

Wow, that's the best worst skin ever!

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